Research Impact Canada (RIC) is a pan-Canadian network of universities committed to maximizing the impact of academic research for the public good in local and global communities. RIC is committed to developing institutional capacities to support creating and assessing impacts of research, scholarship and creative activities by developing and sharing best practices, services and tools.
A multi-sectoral research partnership investigating precarious employment directly influenced employment policies. This case illustrates the value of partner organizations with experience in knowledge brokering, and the importance of building relationships to influence policy. Project: Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern […]
University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network Purpose: Typically hosted in partnership with a provincial government department, the Forum is a one-day […]
The Future Skills Centre – Centre des Compétences futures (FSC-CCF) is an exciting new arms-length research centre established through the Government of Canada’s Future Skills […]
Association of Commonwealth Universities Supports Impact / L’Association des universités du Commonwealth soutient l’impact
The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) released their new strategic plan “The Road to 3030” on March 15, 2019. Launching the strategic plan, ACU states […]
Cruz Rivera, S., Kyte, D.G., Aiyegbusi, O.L., Keeley, T.J., & Calvert, M.J. (2017). Assessing the impact of healthcare research: A systematic review of methodological frameworks. […]
Oliver, K. & Cairney, P. (2019). The dos and don’ts of influencing policy: A systematic review of advice to academics. Palgrave Communications, 5(21). https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-019-0232-y Abstract […]
Adam, P., Ovseiko, P.V., Grant, J., Graham, K.E.A., Boukhris, O.F., Dowd, A-M., Balling, G.V., Christensen, R.N., Pollitt, A., Taylor, M., Sued, O., Hinrichs-Krapels, S., Solans‐Domènech, […]
These individual RIC institutions have developed knowledge mobilization (KMb) as service-oriented units designed to link research with need, liasing between their respective institutions and their surrounding communities.
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